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Research

SIPRI looks at the most important symptoms of insecurity and tries to control them.

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Recently updated Armament and disarmament projects

3d printer

SIPRI surveys the current state of various emerging military technologies.

Checking exports from ship and truck in shipyard

SIPRI promotes dual-use and arms trade controls through research, publications, seminars and capacity-building activities.

Piles of coins next to a bullet

SIPRI tracks arms production, international arms tranfers, arms embargoes and military spending.

SIPRI looks at the most important consequences of insecurity and tries to minimize them.

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Recently updated Conflict and peace projects

Africa

SIPRI’s work in Africa spans several regions and cross-cutting themes, including peacekeeping operations, civil society and peacebuilding, and military expenditure.

Map of Asia

SIPRI looks at security issues and development opportunities in Asia.

Indian Formed Police Unit participate in a medal parade, 2008.

SIPRI produces policy-relevant research on data and trends, future developments, and gender in peace operations and conflict management.

SIPRI looks at the long-term causes of insecurity and tries to develop paths to sustainable peace.

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Recently updated Peace and development projects

San Rafael Glacier in Patagonia, Chile

SIPRI looks at the effects of climate change on peace and security.

A women's health group at the Jamam refugee camp in South Sudan, 2012

SIPRI looks at the negative effects of exclusion on peace and development and the positive benefits of inclusion.

Slums and high-rise buildings in Manila, Philippines

SIPRI focuses on the conditions necessary to resolve conflicts and the effects of positive peace in promoting sustainable development.